Some entrepreneurs feel that the only way to be successful is to go from accelerator to accelerator. The founder of Springboard Enterprises says there’s a way to avoid just spinning your wheels.
Our Defense Department can sometimes be tied up in old techniques, and generally risk averse, says Jim Perkins. In response, service members and veterans with new ideas started meeting and formed the DEF community, which has since grown to a global movement with meetings as far away as Australia.
Programs allowing service members to earn civilian certifications to qualify for value-added jobs is the latest trend, explains the managing editor of Military.com.
Retired Blackhawk helicopter pilot Chrissie Engh brings her military experience to the private sector to educate the public on the regulations and capacities surrounding drone technology.
The CEO of StreetShares explains the intangible advantage that veteran entrepreneurs offer their investors: trust.
Companies and governments can make very profitable business connections in Afghanistan by engaging with locals, says Maryam Atmar, who notes that Afghanistan is a tribal country.
Linking local innovators and entrepreneurs with government agencies is a non-stop job. Michael Hoffman explains how industry is served by knowing the pulse of the nation’s capital.
The money reporter for Washington Business Journal provides insight into what the upcoming federal budget could mean for the DC region, which still relies heavily on government contracts and robust government agencies.
The founder and CEO of The Mentor Method explains how her company works to increase the number of female and monitories in leadership positions through the benefits of mentorship.
Justin Antonipillai wanted to make the vast amount of data collected by the Census Bureau available to the public. And his years working in government made him the perfect person to be entrepreneurial about it.
DC is a great place for a business offering holistic treatment, because despite being a fast-paced, work-oriented area, its also a city that is very open minded, cutting edge, and adopts new technology, according to Capital Cryo’s top investor.
Uber’s CEO has apologized for HR incidents and a tirade with a driver that was caught on camera. Travis Kalanick has taken personal responsibility, which shows him to be a leader.
Stone Soup Films is the one-of-a-kind production house helping non-profit organizations tell stories of social impact. Founder Liz Norton says DC’s creative community is talented and generous.
Sonatype has created a database that allows development organizations to stay on top of all open-source components, and the head of marketing at the company explains why DC is the best place to get the job done.
Disengaged workers are not just slackers. They are deliberately sabotaging the workplace, according to expert Andrew Sherman.